Italy Identify Liverpool-Bound Striker Of Nigerian Descent As England's Biggest Threat
Published: June 07, 2017
The Italians are wary of Chelsea striker of Nigerian descent Dominic Solanke ahead of Thursday's game against England in the semifinal of the 2017 Fifa U20 World Cup.The Young Lions qualified for the last four after beating Mexico 1-0 courtesy of Solanke's strike two minutes into the second half, and Inter Milan defend...
Youngest Nigerian To Play In EPL, Super Eagles Invitee Nominated For Sunderland Goal Of The Season
Published: June 06, 2017
Two talented Nigerian teenagers are in the running for Sunderland's U23 Goal of the Season award.Two spectacular goals from Sweden U21 international of Nigerian parentage Joel Asoro and former Super Eagles invitee Josh Maha have been nominated for the accolade.Maja's strike versus Leicester City in which he dinked the ...
England Coach Shocked Spurs Midfielder Onomah Was Sent Off
Published: June 05, 2017
England U20s manager Paul Simpson has insisted that Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Josh Onomah did not deserve to be sent off in his side's 1-0 victory over Mexico on Monday at the ongoing World Cup.With the Young Lions leading 1-0 courtesy of Dominic Solanke's goal two minutes into the second half, they were reduced to ...
How Chelsea, Spurs, Liverpool-Bound Nigerian Wonderkids Reacted To England Win Vs Mexico
Published: June 05, 2017
Chelsea, Tottenham Hotspur, Everton players of Nigerian descent plus the Liverpool-bound Dominic Solanke have taken to social media to express their happiness after England qualified for the last four of the 2017 Fifa U20 World Cup with a 1-0 win over Mexico.Solanke is enjoying life in South Korea, with the striker net...
Chelsea Midfielder Dubbed The New Mikel Helps England Register Third Straight Win
Published: June 04, 2017
Chelsea midfielder Tariq Uwakwe returned to the Young Lions starting line-up as they completed their group fixtures at the ongoing 2017 Toulon Tournament with a 2-1 win over Japan at Stade de Lattre-de-Tassigny on Sunday afternoon.England had already qualified for the semifinals following wins against Angola and Cuba b...
London Attack : Chelsea Duo, England Team To Wear Black Armbands Vs Japan In Tribute To Victims
Published: June 04, 2017
The England youth team representing the nation at the ongoing Toulon Tournament in France will wear black armbands when they tackle Japan at the Stade de Lattre-de-Tassigny, Aubagne on Sunday afternoon as a mark of respect to those who died in the London Bridge attack.Seven people lost their lives in horrific circumsta...
Nigerian Wonderkid Reveals Why He Is Thriving At Manchester United
Published: June 04, 2017
American-born defender of Nigerian parentage Matthew Olosunde has revealed that he is fulfilling his potential at Manchester United because of the conducive environment and relationship with his teammates.In the just concluded season, Olosunde was in the Red Devils traveling party for Premier League games against Arsen...
Arsenal Starlet Alex Iwobi Vows To Go Full Throttle In World Cup Season
Published: June 04, 2017
Nigeria international Alex Iwobi is prepared to go full-throttle when the new season begins on August 12, 2017.The Hale End Academy product is aware that he has to impress Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger when pre-season training starts next month as he lost his spot in the first team in the final three months of the 2016...
Nigerian-Born Striker Celebrates As Chelsea Win Fourth League Title Of The Season
Published: June 03, 2017
Eniola Aluko was in celebration mood after Chelsea Ladies won the inaugural FA Women's Super League Spring Series title following a 2-0 road win over Birmingham City on the final day of the season on Saturday.It was the fourth league title won by the Stamford Bridge outfit this season, with the Men's team, U18s and Wom...
Man Utd's Nigerian Defender, Dubbed The New Dani Alves, Disappointed Not To Feature In World Cup
Published: June 03, 2017
Highly-rated Nigerian defender Matthew Olosunde, 19, has spoken of his joy after Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho named him in his provisional roster for Premier League matches against Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur towards the end of last season.The right wing-back did not eventually dress for both games held in...
Liverpool Top Ten Academy Goals : Ojo's Beauty Against Tottenham Picked
Published: May 31, 2017
Sheyi Ojo's beautiful goal against Tottenham Hotspur in a Premier League 2 fixture in February has been picked amongĀ  Liverpool's Top Ten Academy goals of the season.Trailing 2-1, the England U20 international equalized for the Reds in the first minute of the second half with a wonderful left-footed effort.Ojo picked ...
Chelsea's Nigerian Goal Machine Scores Winner On England Return, New Mikel Stars
Published: May 29, 2017
England began the defense of the Festival International Espoirs de Toulon (Toulon Tournament) on a winning note, beating Angola 1-0 at Stade de Lattre-de-Tassigny, Aubagne on Monday evening.Chelsea talent Tariq Uwakwe, dubbed the new Obi Mikel, started in midfield for the Young Lions, while teammate Ike Ugbo led the fr...
For The First Time In History, Nigerian Fails To Win Chelsea Academy Player Of The Year
Published: May 29, 2017
English Premier League champions Chelsea held their traditional end of season awards at Battersea Evolution in London on Sunday night, with several awards presented to the outstanding players across all levels.For the first time in history, a player of Nigerian descent has failed to win Chelsea's Academy Player of the ...
Chelsea Coach Defends Victor Moses: Oxlade-Chamberlain Made Contact With Him
Published: May 28, 2017
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has commented on the decision of the referee to dismiss Victor Moses in the 68th minute of his team's 2-1 loss to Arsenal in the FA Cup final on Saturday.The Italian has hinted that it was an unfair decision by Anthony Taylor, highlighting that the Super Eagles star made contact with Arsen...
Chelsea Defender Tomori Celebrates England Progress To Last Sixteen
Published: May 26, 2017
Chelsea defender Fikayo Tomori has celebrated England's qualification for the knockout rounds of the 2017 Fifa U20 World Cup following their 1-0 win over South Korea on Friday night.Tomori made amends for his unfortunate own goal against Guinea in the Young Lions second match of the tournament by helping goalkeeper Fre...